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Ending Negotiations, 25,000 Chicago Teachers Head to the Picket Lines

Despite spending more than 400 hours in negotiation, Chicago Public School teachers walked off the job over pay and health benefits and policies that would tie teacher performance to students’ scores on standardized testi...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Watch The WHUT American Graduate Community Town Hall Here And Take The Survey

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about the debate over how to address the dropout issue in America¹s schools. On Tuesday February 18, 2014, community members and educational stakeholders from the DC area gat...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Books to Read Before Kids Start School

By Danielle Steinberg Anxious, excited, curious, frightened… kids can experience a rush of emotions as they prepare for their first days of school. Whether they’re starting day care, preschool, kindergarten or a different s...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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WHUT Awarded American Graduate Community Service Grant…

…To Help Washington, DC Improve Youth Outcomes. Washington, DC August 27, 2014) — WHUT has been awarded an American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen community service grant from The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Immortalized With Statue at U.S. Capitol

A statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Parks was the first woman and only the second African-American to lie in state in the rotunda after she died in 2005. Gwen Ifill r...
by Michael Cadenhead